Wednesday December 19, 2018
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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


Union Learning Representative courses
2/7/2018
Your Union is running two training courses for Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) at Ruskin College in Oxford.

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Two thirds of zero hours workers want jobs with guaranteed hours
28/6/2018
Most people on zero-hours contracts are not on them by choice, recent union polling has revealed.

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Britain's 17-year real wage squeeze will be the worst in modern history
22/6/2018
UK workers are suffering the longest squeeze on real wages in modern history, new union analysis has revealed.

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Royal Mail issues special Commemorative Sheet to mark the 150th anniversary of the Trades Union Congress
5/6/2018
Royal Mail today launched a Commemorative Sheet to mark the 150th anniversary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

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Generational pay gap has increased by half in last 20 years
1/6/2018
The pay gap between young and older workers has increased by more than half in the last 20 years.

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URTU Privacy Policy
16/5/2018
Due to the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (otherwise known as GDPR) on the 25 May, the United Road Transport Union (URTU) has updated its Privacy Policy.

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Supporting Muslim colleagues during Ramadan
14/5/2018
Taking a few practical steps to support Muslim workers during Ramadan will help to create a workplace where everyone is respected and valued.

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TUC March & Rally
4/5/2018
Join the TUC's national march and rally on Saturday 12 May 2018 in central London.

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Protection from Sexual Harassment booklet
20/3/2018
You are protected from sexual harassment in the workplace by the Equality Act 2010.

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TEMPORARY RELAXATION OF THE ENFORCEMENT OF GB DOMESTIC DRIVERS' HOURS RULES: COLLECTION OF RAW MILK FROM FARMS IN GREAT BRITAIN
3/3/2018
The Department for Transport has agreed to a temporary and limited relaxation of the enforcement of the GB domestic drivers' hours rules for drivers involved in the collection of raw milk from farms in Great Britain.

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